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[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Gardaí and health officials brace for more deaths from synthetic heroin. (29 Jul 2016)

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Gardaí and health officials fear more drug-related deaths from a super-strong form of synthetic heroin after five deaths in the last three months. Three deaths in Dublin and two in Cork linked to fentanyl have been recorded.........

See also, HSE statement - Fentanyl Implicated in Overdose Deaths

Item Type:News
Source:Irish Examiner
Date:29 July 2016
Notes:The HSE Drugs and Alcohol Helpline is available Monday to Friday from 9.30am-5.30pm. The confidential service has a freephone helpline, 1800-459-459, as well as an email support service helpline@hse.ie.
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Subjects:B Substances > Opioids (opiates)
B Substances > Opioids (opiates) > Opioid product > Fentanyl
B Substances > New (novel) psychoactive substances
P Demography, epidemiology, and history > Population dynamics > Substance related mortality / death
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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